The Law as to the Exemption of Scientific and Literary Societies from the Parish and Other Local Rates: With Practical Directions to Such Societies, Mechanics Institutes, &c Thereon, and Comments on the Policy of the Law, and of Exemptions from Rateability. With an Appendix of the Statute 6 & 7 Vict., C. 36, and Verbatim Reports of the Cases Decided in Hilary Term, 1851, as to the Royal Manchester Institution, and the Manchester Concert Hall, Volumen237
J. Crockford, 1851 - 96 páginas
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Página 70 - ... land, houses or buildings, or parts of houses or buildings, belonging to any society instituted for purposes of science, literature, or the fine arts exclusively, either as tenant or as owner, and occupied by it for the transaction of its business, and for carrying into effect its purposes...
Página 42 - ... the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free from all usual tenants' rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rent-charge, if any; and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such rent.
Página 69 - ... such society shall be supported wholly or in part by annual voluntary contributions, and shall not, and by its laws may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members, and provided also that such society shall obtain the certificate of the barristerat-law or lord advocate, as herein-after mentioned.
Página 18 - Correction, and him there safely to keep until he shall be thence delivered by due Course of Law. Given under my Hand and Seal, this Day of in the Year of our Lord at in the [County] aforesaid.
Página 85 - CJ, now delivered the judgment of the Court. — In this case we are of opinion that the Manchester Concert Hall is liable to be rated to the relief of the poor. We do not think that the society by whom it is occupied can be considered as established " exclusively for purposes of science, literature, or the fine arts.
Página 88 - The Philological Society and the Statistical Society have, since the commencement of the year 1851, obtained from the said barrister certificates that they are entitled to the benefit of the last-mentioned act. The question for the opinion of this court is, whether, under the circumstances above set forth, the said Earl of Clarendon, Earl of Devon, and P.
Página 63 - ... appeal, shall and may, according to their discretion, award such costs to the party appealing or appealed against as they shall think proper ; and their determination in or concerning the premises shall be conclusive and binding on all parties to all intents and purposes whatsoever...
Página 40 - Lordship should not propose to attend in person at the next general quarter sessions of the peace, to be holden in and for the county...